Founders Breakfast Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Availability: Sep - Dec

Brewed with flaked oats, bitter and sweetened imported chocolates, Sumatra and Kona coffee.

60 IBU

Added by marburg on 07-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
16,474
Reviews:
3,804
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.17%
 
 
Wants:
1,847
Gots:
6,205
For Trade:
237
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16,474 |  Reviews: 3,804
Photo of Subvette
3.93/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Sum more than the parts on this one. Interesting aroma consisting of jalapeños and coffee. Perfect medium to heavy mouthfeel with a chocolate and spicy finish. The alcohol is hidden in the finish.

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Photo of gbw5009
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of R3ason
4.35/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dandandan79
4.23/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

this is a smooth beer. nothing overpowering. so tasty.

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Photo of JustinSparks
4.35/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of skrewyou82
4.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JOrtiz
4.78/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of batt6343
4.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HDriderclark
4.96/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of PureSteele
4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wolden19
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Wiz99
4.95/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Aldogg007
4.76/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheElectricOne
4.66/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draft at Doherty's Ale House; served in a tulip glass.

Appearance: Obsidian black body, with a finger-width caramel colored head. Head faded quickly, leaving lacing across the glass throughout.

Aroma: STRONG coffee and chocolate, with a little toffee mixed in. Smell definitely previews the taste.

Taste: Wow, has a very mocha, coffee taste with no alcohol present. Didn't taste any dark fruit flavors, almost completely dark chocolate and strong espresso flavor. A powerful beer, but drinks very smoothly.

Mouthfeel: Thick, but velvety-smooth with not much carbonation. Goes down easy and leaves a strong after-taste of sweetness and coffee.

Overall: a fantastic stout that would make for an excellent after-meal drink. I'll be drinking much more of these now that they've become much more readily available in four-packs around my area.

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Photo of electricstache
4.39/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great flavor, liked this beer a lot. The chocolate and coffee tones stand out a lot. Smooth drinking, a little dangerous in that regard.

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Photo of justjonas
4.53/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JavaNoire
3.89/5  rDev -13%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Krey213
4.68/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of EstefanJones
4.94/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of barrelofbastard
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Glorithm
4.59/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ZaxGhost
4.92/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jrmymorrow
3.95/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
4.11/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For the serious coffee lover and only the true connoisseur need apply. Super rich and something I enjoy very rarely. Very deep & serious beer.

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Photo of Furlinator
4.14/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled on 11/25/13.

Chocolate flavor dominates. Very well balanced. Not too sweet, not overly bitter. I was expecting a 500 ft. blast into the upper deck. I got more of a line-drive that just snuck past the left field foul-poll... Less dramatic but, a homerun nonetheless.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.47 out of 5 based on 16,474 ratings.
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